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Three years after Mugabe’s ouster, hope dissipates in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s former leader Robert Mugabe stepped down on November 21, 2017, bringing an end to nearly four decades of iron-fisted rule. His resignation came days after military tanks rolled through the capital Harare. The coup was greeted with euphoria, tens of thousands pouring into the streets to celebrate. But today, …

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Mugabe left behind ‘$10m in cash’

Zimbabwe’s late President Robert Mugabe left behind $10m (£7.7m) in the bank and several properties in the capital, Harare, the state-owned Herald newspaper has reported. Mugabe, who died in September at the age of 95, had failed to leave a will, prompting legal authorities to call a meeting this week …

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Mugabe’s family to ‘inherit Zanu-PF properties’

Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party will transfer ownership of the palatial home in which the late President Robert Mugabe lived in the capital, Harare, to his family, the state-owned Herald newspaper has quoted a party official as saying. The “clarification” by Zanu-PF’s secretary for administration Obert Mpofu followed speculation that the …

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LIVESTREAMING: Robert Mugabe goes home

The funeral service for late Former President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, is currently underway at the National Stadium in Harare, Zimbabwe. Robert Mugabe died at age 95 in Singapore after batting with illness. He will be buried at Heroes Acre in Harare, Zimbabwe at an undisclosed date. Several presidents across …

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Mugabe family opts for private burial: date, location unknown

The dispute between ex Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe’s family and the government has overshadowed arrangements for Zimbabweans to pay their respects to the late leader. Mugabe will not be given a state burial on Sunday at the national Heroes’ Acre site, family spokesman Leo Mugabe announced Thursday. The burial will …

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Robert Mugabe’s body being flown home from Singapore

he body of Robert Mugabe has left Singapore on a private flight destined for his home country of Zimbabwe. The former president had been receiving hospital treatment in the city state before he died last week aged 95. Mr Mugabe was Zimbabwe’s first leader after becoming independent in 1980. He …

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Mugabe “legend” of African Liberation struggle – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama has described the late Robert Mugabe as a “legend of the African Liberation struggle”. The longest-serving Zimbabwean leader died after battling ill-health at a hospital in Singapore on Friday, 6 September 2019. He was ousted in a military coup in November 2017. He was 95. …

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